Water Advisory

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

Water Interruption in the Service Area The Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) will be conducting repair activities, which will cause a temporary water supply interruption and/or turbid water in some portions of the service area. Activity: Emergency well repairs Schedule: Ongoing Affected Areas: Grand Estanzia Subdivision, Mountain View Subdivision, and Buri Road to Lacson Street …

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Mansilingan drug bust yields P32K worth of shabu

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
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A street-level drug target was arrested yesterday morning following a buy-bust operation at Purok Kabugwason in Bacolod City’s Barangay Mansilingan. Police identified the arrested as 26-year-old Elester ‘Lester’ Palmes, a resident of the said area. Based on a report issued by Police Station 2 (PS2), Palmes was under police surveillance and placed on their drugs …

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Bacolod City police officers undergo BMI validation

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) personnel gathered at their camp last Wednesday after Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6) officials arrived to conduct body mass index (BMI) validations for police officers. BCPO spokesperson, Police Lt. Colonel Ariel Pico, said the PRO-6 team, led by Police Lt. Colonel Lavis Camdas, conducted the random validations. Pico said some police …

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Lacson confirms meeting with Duterte on African swine fever

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday confirmed attending a meeting of governors and mayors with President Rodrigo Duterte at Malacañan Palace regarding concerns surrounding African swine fever. “Duterte called us because of the recent development, especially in Davao, that have already been affected by swine fever,” the governor explained. “We were one in telling …

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Leonardia bans vessels from China

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia issued an executive order late Wednesday night banning vessels from China, Macau, and Hong Kong from docking at the city’s ports amid concerns over the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. He noted, the city government has been conscious of the serious threat posed by Covid-19 and …

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Get great deals this February with Toyota’s price slash

Posted by watchmen
February 27, 2020
Posted in COMMUNITY

Drive home your dream Toyota this love month as Toyota Motor Philippines is once again offering great deals and flexible payment schemes on its best-selling models! With light payments as low as P6,593 a month or affordable down payment as low as P83,550, you can already own a vehicle with Toyota’s signature quality, durability, and …

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Foreign vessels quarantined off Bacolod City coast

Posted by watchmen
February 27, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Negros Occidental yesterday confirmed, amid the ongoing threat from the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, two foreign vessels were placed on quarantine off the coast of Bacolod City. PCG-Negros Occidental chief, Lt. Commander Jansen Benjamin, said the first vessel, the M/V Unicorn Bravo, a 3,300 …

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Paraw Regatta Festival to take place in April

Posted by watchmen
February 27, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

After the Paraw Regatta Festival, which was originally scheduled from February 23 to March 1, was postponed, with Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas projecting, “We could probably have it in March,” the annual event will now be held in April. Following a meeting between the mayor and the Iloilo Festivals Foundation Inc. (IFFI), the …

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Consumer group questions P30K bonuses for Ceneco workers

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February 27, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

The Utilities Consumers Alliance of Negros (UCAN) is requesting the Central Negros Electric Cooperative Inc. (Ceneco) address the reported P30,000 bonuses awarded to their employees during this year’s Annual General Membership Assembly in April. UCAN legal counsel Vicente Petierre said, while they are not opposed to awarding bonuses, they would like an explanation for the …

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